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ACP Group stands in solidarity with the People of Sierra Leone

Brussels, 16 August 2017/ ACP: The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States has learnt with sadness of loss of lives and devastation caused by mudslide and flooding through the regent and Freetown area in Sierra Leone. 
 
The ACP Group expresses profound regrets for the loss of lives and destruction, and conveys its deep condolences to the People and Government of Sierra Leone and to families of those who have been killed and injured or made homeless by this disaster. 
 

The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States condemns the new terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

Brussels, 13 August 2017/ ACP: On Sunday, 13 August 2017, Burkina Faso was once again the victim of a vicious terrorist attack, which resulted in several persons being killed and wounded. 
 
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States strongly condemns this horrific act, which comes at a time when the brave people of Burkina Faso, mobilised around their President, His Excellency, Mr. Marc Roch Christian Kabore, are firmly focussed on strengthening their democracy and developing their country. 
 

ACP Group congratulates the People of Kenya for smooth and peaceful elections

Brussels, 11 August 2017/ ACP: The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States is keenly following the ongoing electoral process in Kenya. It commends the Government of Kenya for well-organised general elections successfully held on 8 August 2017, in a peaceful environment and congratulates the People of Kenya for their massive turnout at the polls, which reflects, once again, their commitment to peace and democracy in Kenya. 
 

ACP Group sends solidarity mission to Haiti

Brussels, 30 June 2017/ ACP: An ACP delegation headed by the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and the Pacific Group of States H.E. Dr. Patrick I. Gomes will visit the Republic of Haiti in a show of solidarity with the country, which has been devastated by recurring natural disasters, including Hurricane Mathew which struck in October 2016.

Focus Day on Post-Disaster Response in Brussels

30 June 2017, Brussels/ GFDRR/ ACP: More than 100 participants including ministers, permanent secretaries, ambassadors, disaster risk management (DRM) coordinators, recovery advisors and policy officers from Afican, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries attended a “Focus Day” on lessons learned from post-disaster response in ACP countries in the frame of the ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction (NDRR) Program.
 

ACP-EU JPA: High time to tackle the common causes of terrorism, impunity and famine

St. Julian's, Malta, 21 June 2017/ EP/ ACP-EU JPA: MEPs and ACP members called for common causes behind terrorism, famine and impunity to be tackled: poverty, bad governance, corruption and armed conflict.
 
During 33rd session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and European Union (EU) Member States, members debated impunity on crimes against humanity with Sidiki Kaba, President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC. 
 

ACP-EU JPA: “Democracy is the best way to guarantee peace”

St. Julian's, Malta, 19 June 2017/ACP-EU JPA/EP: “Democracy is the best way to reach sustainable development”, said co-president Louis Michel of ACP-EU JPA during the opening of the 33rd session in Malta on Monday.
 
The 33rd session of the joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA), bringing together states in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) and the European Union (EU) was opened on Monday in Saint Julian’s (Malta) by Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro, accompanied by House of Representatives Speaker Angelo Farrugia.

ACP-EU Parliamentary Assembly to vote resolutions on Sahelo-Saharan security situation, Burundi

St.Julian's, Malta, 19 June 2017/ EP/ ACP-EU JPA: The 33rd plenary session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will take place in St. Julian’s, Malta, from 19 to 21 June 2017. The session will be opened formally by its Co-Presidents, including Louis Michel for the European Parliament, Hon. Mémounatou Ibrahima of Togo for the ACP Parliamentary Assembly, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Angelo Farrugia.
 

ACP, EU and UNISDR Commit to Reducing Risk of Disasters

Brussels, 15 June 2017/ ACP/ UNISDR: The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, whose 79 members include some of the most disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable nations in the world, have prioritised the power of international cooperation to reduce the impact of natural hazards.

Joint Communiqué: World Reconstruction Conference 3, 6-8 June 2017, Brussels

Brussels, 8 June 2017/ EC/ WB/ UNDP/ ACP: More than 800 participants from civil society, national and local governments, academia, the private sector and international organisations from around the world gathered in Brussels from 6-8 June 2017 for the Third Edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3).


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